What's happening this week: 8 August - 14 August edition

What's happening this week: 8 August - 14 August edition

Celebrate Singapore's 51st year of independence with these family events happening all around the island!

The most patriotic week of the year has finally arrived! There are so many things available to do here in Singapore this week and we've gathered some of the best for this list. Here's to patriotic songs and gorgeous fireworks!

 

#1 Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Open House

National Day

As always, the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station opens its doors to the public almost every public holiday. This iconic and photogenic location has seen families, photographers or just people looking to take a good photo swarming its area as soon as it opens its doors. However, this National Day happens to be the last time the public will have a chance to admire this gorgeous railway station before it opens its doors again in 2025. So don't miss this chance!

For: Family

Happening on: 9 Aug, 9am - 6pm

Venue: Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

#2 GetActive! by the Bay

National Day

The inaugural nation run consists of fun and games that brings people from all over the country together on to celebrate Singapore's 51st year of independence. Happening at Marina Barrage, activities and games such as the Jalan Jalan 5km Casual Family Run and the Carnival would guarantee fun for the whole family. There is also the record breaking segment where participants will attend to set a national record of the most number of participants running with a Singapore flag.

For: Family

Happening on: 9 Aug

Venue: Marina Barrage, Singapore

Link to more details: One Nation Run 2016 

 

#3 Science Centre Singapore

National Day

This National Day, The Science Centre Singapore will be celebrating the nation's 51st year of independence by welcoming visitors for FREE for the whole day! This promotion will be available for Singaporeans and PRs only. Admissions to certain exhibitions will apply.

For: Family

Happening on: 9 Aug

Venue: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081

Link to more details: Science Centre Singapore

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#4 National Museum of Singapore Open House

National Day

The National Museum of Singapore will be holding an open house to celebrate the nation's birthday this National Day and has a whole bunch of games and activities planned for the whole family. All their galleries will be available free of charge and the whole family can have fun with the multitude of activities such as balloon sculpting, craft activities as well as a build-a-toy activity!

For: Family

Happening on: 9 Aug

Venue: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897

Link to more details: National Museum of Singapore Open House

#5 Soak Out Water Party at Universal Studios Singapore

National Day

This National Day, head on down to the Universal Studios Singapore for their all new Soak Out Water Party this National Day. The party goes on from 13 June to 10 Aug and familiar friends such as the minions and friends from Sesame Street will also be attending the party. The event will consists of different wet zones located around the park where visitors can have a splashing good time with catchy music playing in the background. There will also be an after-party happening on selected Friday and Saturday nights where tunes from DJ Inquisitive and the Good Karma band will be available.

For: Family

Happening on: Now until 10 Aug. 3.00pm daily, 5:30pm on Saturdays.

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore

Link to more details: USS Soak Out Party

#6 51% off Admission at Zoo, River Safari & Jurong Bird Park

National Day

Three of Singapore's wildlife parks will be giving 51% off their admission tickets for the whole of August 2016 in celebration of Singapore's 51st year of Independence. There will also be a retro kampong-styled feast of delectable street food available. The 51% discount will also be available for the bundled package of Singapore Zoo and River Safari as well.

For: Family

Happening on: Now until 31 Aug.

Venue: The Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park

#7 theAsianparent Community’s Ask The Expert session with Mums Atwork

National Day

theAsianparent Community hosts ask the experts sessions online often and during these live stream sessions, mums and users can ask questions and experts, that can range from doctors to business women will answer them. On 11 Aug, experts from Mums Atwork will be answering questions and enquiries relating to the topic: How To Climb The Corporate Ladder And Be A Supermum at 8:30pm. Log in or register can be done here. You can also start posting your questions now, or answer the rest by the other mums.

For: Mums

Happening on: 11 Aug, 08:30pm

Link to more details: theAsianparent Community’s Ask The Expert session with Mums Atwork

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Written by

Pavin Chopra

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